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Northwestern Athletics Welcomes Families Managing Peanut and Tree Nut Allergies

A food allergy dad got the ball rolling with a phone call and one request: could Northwestern consider having a nut-free game so that his son could attend a game? Northwestern decided to not only grant this one request, but to do something that hasn’t been attempted by a college athletics program to date: go… Continue reading Northwestern Athletics Welcomes Families Managing Peanut and Tree Nut Allergies

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Take Me Out to the (Food Allergy-Friendly) Ballgame 2013

At baseball games across the U.S., thousands of fans may sing “buy me some peanuts and cracker jacks,” but for families managing food allergies, these traditional snacks can affect the decision about whether to attend a game in person. With shelled peanuts often found in the stands and other allergen-containing foods served throughout the ballpark,… Continue reading Take Me Out to the (Food Allergy-Friendly) Ballgame 2013